Category Archives: reading challenges

Reminder: The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book” Challenge – April read-along

In April, I am reading The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood. I hope you can join me!

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The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Title: State of Wonder Author: Ann Patchett Genre: Contemporary fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Harper Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 353 First line: The news of Anders Eckman’s death came … Continue reading

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The “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Title: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Author: Mark Haddon Genre: Contemporary fiction Publisher: Doubleday Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library Number of pages: 226 pages First line: It was … Continue reading

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Ireland Reading Challenge 2014

Colleen at Books in the City has graciously agreed to take over hosting duties for the 2014 Ireland Reading Challenge. Click over to learn the details and get signed up!

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2014 “I’ve Always Meant to Read That Book!” Challenge

How the challenge works: ~ Decide how many of the titles you would like to read. ~ During each month, read the designated title. ~ Publish a review on or before the last day of the month. ~ Come back … Continue reading

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Completed – Chunkster Challenge 2013

Challenge host: Chunkster Challenge Blog Challenge duration: January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013 Commitment: Mor-book-ly Obese – This is for the truly out of control chunkster. For this level of challenge you must commit to EIGHT or more Chunksters … Continue reading

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Completed – 2013 War Through the Generations American Revolution Challenge

Challenge host: War Through the Generations Blog Challenge duration: January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013 Commitment: Wade: Read 4-10 books in any genre with the American Revolution as a primary or secondary theme. 1. Sophia’s War: A Tale of … Continue reading

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Bookish links for Saturday, December 14, 2013

First, I have to share all the “Best of 2013″ lists I’ve been collecting: ~ Kirkus: Best Fiction Books of 2013 ~ The Globe 100 guide to the year’s best books ~ The Telegraph: Best fiction books of the year … Continue reading

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